Ventoso

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Ventoso
Village
Location of Borgo Maggiore within San Marino
Location of Borgo Maggiore within San Marino
Ventoso is located in San Marino
Ventoso
Ventoso
Location within San Marino
Coordinates: 43°57′16.74″N 12°26′24.65″E / 43.9546500°N 12.4401806°E / 43.9546500; 12.4401806
Country  San Marino
Municipality Borgo Maggiore
Elevation 360 m (1,180 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Total 200
Demonym ventosani
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 47893
Area code(s) +378 (0549)

Ventoso is a village (curazia) in central San Marino. It belongs to the castle of Borgo Maggiore. Its name means, in Italian language, windy.

History[edit]

The village was an Ancient Roman castrum, known as Castrum Ventosi. It knew a rapid growing in the last decade of the 20th century.

Geography[edit]

Ventoso is located in north of its municipality, very close to the borders to Acquaviva and to the Italian municipality of Verucchio. The village is linked with the Italian town by a road from Borgo Maggiore. Its main street is named Decima Gualdaria.

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